Dallas suburb named one of the safest cities to raise kids

The National Council for Home Safety and Security ranks Flower Mound as the fifth safest U.S. city to raise kids, but it sure has a funny way of expressing it. In a blog post about the ranking, the council claims that “Flower Mound’s name is probably its finest quality” and that “Flower Mound may not seem remarkable…

Top Trending Tech Gift for Under $45

It topped wish lists on Black Friday, generated even more traffic on Cyber Monday and today, it’s still under $45. Say hello to the year of the HD action cam. Based on Black Friday sales traffic and sales reports, action cameras are one of the most in-demand gifts and products this holiday season. You can also thank…

Outdoor Christmas Lighting Tips

Be Cautious When Installing Exterior Lighting Use a good ladder when installing your lights. Secure them with insulated holders (never use tacks or nails). Don’t install your lights on trees that come in contact with power lines. Before installing your Christmas lights, plug them in to make sure all of your bulbs are working. Make…

New Dining Option for Lake Highlands Area

A centrally located Dallas hotel has undergone a major renovation that includes a new-and-improved restaurant and picturesque views of Dallas. The DoubleTree by Hilton Dallas – Campbell Centre, is at 8250 N. Central Expy., across US 75 from NorthPark Center, near the Lake Highlands neighborhood. The hotel got an $8 million renovation led by Dallas…

Military Heritage Collection

Housing military artifacts from the 1800s to the present day we seek to honor the men and woman whose service and sacrifices built and defended this country. We have tried to make the Military Heritage Collection of North Texas a unique place to visit, where operational monster military trucks and armored vehicles vie for space with small arms, uniforms, military equipment…

Techy Tuesday: Save the holiday stress, download these apps

If you’re out and about shopping on Thanksgiving or Black Friday, you know how exhausting and at times, frustrating it can be to be running around. It’s no secret there’s an app for everything these days so we’ve compiled a list of a few to help you navigate the holiday rush. Shopping: Flipp: The app aggregates…

Enjoy Your Pumpkins Beyond Halloween

Pumpkins play an integral part of celebrating fall holidays. Artfully carved jack-o’-lanterns welcome costumed children to our doorsteps, while whole pumpkins add a festive air to tabletops and other spots around our homes. Once the trick-or-treaters have gone and Thanksgiving gives way to winter holidays, pumpkins often end up in the trash. But, instead of…

Most homebuyers are moving south, survey finds

If you were considering a move and could take your pick of any state in the U.S. to move to, you’d probably choose Florida. If not there, you’d likely pick some other state in the Southeast, according to a new study by LendingTree, the parent company of MagnifyMoney. The financial services company, which allows homebuyers to compare…